Category: Health

Mayor backs Quit4Life


Plans to set up a new smoking cessation group at the Velmore Centre were given the support of The Mayor of Eastleigh, Cllr Rupert Kyrle, today. The Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust run quit4life smoking cessation groups around the Borough of Eastleigh and more widely throughout Hampshire. Busy at the Velmore Centre’s fun day, trying to recruit enough smokers to make a new…

Cervical Cancer prevention week


The Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital in Chandlers Ford is helping to raise awareness of Cervical Cancer prevention week. Cervical Cancer prevention week runs from 22nd to 28th January 2012 and is intended to raise awareness of cervical cancer, which is one of the most common cancers in women. While women of all ages can develop…

Youth Conference at Civic Offices


Sixty pupils representing Eastleigh’s secondary schools and colleges recently attended a conference at Eastleigh’s Civic Offices. The conference was organised by Eastleigh Borough Council in co-operation with Eastleigh Safety Partnership and the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, and it covered topics such as such as cyber bullying,  sexting and grooming. Speakers at the conference included…